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Physics: Motors and Generators Discuss this eTheme

Find out how relationships between magnets and electricity were discovered and how they are explained by the Electromagnetic Theory. Learn about a motor, a device that has the ability to convert electrical energy into mechanical energy. Also learn about another device – a generator that is used when mechanical energy is transferred into electrical energy. Discover what electromagnets are and how they work. Includes photographs, animations, and experiments. There is a link to an eThemes resource on magnets.

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Created: December 15, 2004 at 11:22 | Updated: December 13, 2012 at 17:22